DigameXtra No. 1062, Wednesday, Sep. 19th 2018

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Silks Sports Bar and Grill: We will be closed today all day (Wednesday) just as a one off as we haven’t had a day off since we took over the bar. Back to normal on Thursday. Thank you for your support. We make all of our customers feel very welcome as you can see from all of our 5* reviews both on Trip Advisor and our Facebook. We have received for the second year running 2017 & 2018 The Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence, after you visit us you will see why! Karaoke Night Every Friday and Saturday night 9PM. Sunday Quiz Night. Sports on 5 big screens. Meals and snacks. Residencia Costa del Oro, Bloque 8, Torrox Costa. See menu below. FB Link

O’Leary’s Irish Pub: A small, family run beach front bar and restaurant with fresh, delicious food, good music and Guinness on tap. FB Link
-Lee Townsend, Friday Sep 21, 9PM
-Richard Ray Farrell Solo Acoustic, Thursday, Sept 27 at 9:30 PM – 12 AM
Paseo Marítimo de Ferrara, 29793 Torrox Costa

Festival “Jazz at the beach”: We present the last two concerts of the jazz festival “Jazz at the beach” at Burriana beach in Nerja, every Thursday of September from 7.30pm at the Playa & Sol restaurant, if you like jazz this is your festival.
-September 20: The Blue Sounds
-September 27: Juanma Nieto & Friends
Place: Restaurante Playa & Sol
Address: Paseo Antonio Mercero – Burriana Beach – Nerja
Reservations: 952520009 www.ventana-abierta.es

Jukebox Bandits have 2 gig this coming weekend:
-Friday 21 September: La Plaza, Canillas de Albaida from 9.00pm. To reserve a table call 952 553254/609 167127
-Sunday 23 September: Hotel Balcon, on the terrace from 2.00pm.
To reserve a table call 952 553662. Hope to see you there. Jukebox Bandits.
Mitch, mitchbanjo @ hotmail.com

Jack’s Bar coffee and cake afternoon: Date for your diaries. Thursday 27th September 1pm onwards at Jacks Bar, Torrox Costa. All proceeds to Macmillan Nurses. More details see Fiona or Paul at bar or phone Molly 605817975. Please come along and support us lots of cakes for sale and tombola stall. Emails to: mojobar @ tiscali.co.uk

The Phoenix Club:
-Next trip to Gibraltar is on Friday 5th October. Price? €12pp and includes the Driver’s gratuity. Depart Algarrobo Lidl at 08.30 with a comfort break at San Pedro
-Day trip to Mini Hollywood in Tabernas, Almeria. This is a western style theme park where over the years several films have been made in this area the last being in 2013 when Ridley Scot filmed Exodus – Gods & Kings here. Included in the price is entry to theme park, several shows, mini train, buffet lunch, coach and drivers gratuity. Price? €50pp Date? 19th October 2018 Departing Algarrobo Lidl at 08.30 with pick-ups at the BP Garage and Maro
-Our October mini break this year is to the Hanging City of Cuenca, Logrono and Avila in the north of Spain with a day trip included to Salamanca. Dates? 17th – 21st October 5 days, 4 nights. Price? €350pp based on 2 sharing. This includes, coach fare, B&B accommodation, Guides in Cuenca and Salamanca and the drivers gratuity.
-Christmas Lights/Markets in Seville. The date? 15th /16th December overnight. The time? 08.30 from Algarrobo Lidl (other pick-ups to be confirmed). Price? This includes B&B accommodation, coach fare and driver’s gratuity. €100 pp based on 2 sharing a double room. Single Room is €135pp
For more detailed information on the trip contact Gail on 951067723, email phoenixsocialclub@yahoo.co.uk or catch us on the web at www.phoenixsocialclub.co.uk
The Phoenix club is a registered charitable association raising funds for 2 local charities and SSAFA in the UK. We meet every tuesday between 12 and 2 at Bar La Vega in Torre del Mar and you can book or pay from 12.15 onwards. The bar is just behind the Repsol garage on the way out of Torre towards Benajarafe. Do pop in and meet us.

Lux Mundi, September coming events and excursions: Event posters and notice.
-Friday September 28th –The Centre will be closed for San Miguel Feria.
Lux Mundi Ecumenical Centre, Torre del Mar. Avda. Moscatel 1”I”, (Jardines Viña Malága/Antigua Casa de la Viña), Torre del Mar, 29740. Opening hours Monday through Friday 10.00 to 13.00 and 15.00 to 18.00. For further information and bookings please contact the Centre, Torre del Mar Tel.952 543 334 E-mail: luxmundi@lux-mundi.org. Please note you are unable to make bookings through the web site and sorry we cannot accept cards.

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Helping Hands Home Care are recruiting: We are looking for carers to work in the UK for a period of weeks that suit your life here. You can do your training here in Spain. Our next training event here is 29th Oct to 2nd Nov. If you would like to know more please contact Jayne Vale on 658521907or 00447964464654 or email jayne.vale@helpinghands.co.uk Fuengirola/Zamoranos

Items For Sale / Wanted

VetiverSpain now has an end of season sale:
50% off all Vetiver potted plants and trays.
We also have Lemon Grass and Moringa seedlings available. Sayalonga, Spain
http://www.vetiverspain.com ; info@vetiverspain.com
692 288 657 David and Anna

For Sale, 3 items:
-Large professionally framed print by the noted Chinese painter Li Kwizheng who specialises in Flower paintings – this one is titled ‘Night-Blooming Cereus in the Moonlight’. Frame measures 18.5 inch x 31.5 inch/47 cm x 80 cm. 5 Euros (the frame alone is worth far more than that)
-24 books by well known authors including James Patterson, Lee Child, Lynda La Plante, Tom Clancy, Jean M. Auel, Jo Nesbo, Philippa Gregory and many more (photo just a sample – full list of authors and titles sent on request). 10 Euros the lot
-Pair of really pretty English bone china cups and saucers from the famous Argyll factory. Both wear the motto ‘Happy Anniversary’. Cup lips have gold rimmed scalloped edge. Very good condition with no cracks, chips or crazing. Lovely cabinet display pieces or would make the ideal gift for someone celebrating a special anniversary. 5 Euros the pair
Buyer to collect from Torrox Costa. Brenda email casaianda at yahoo dot co dot uk or tel. 609777430

For Sale: Two metal black bedheads. Good condition. Buyer collects from Nerja. Tel 722 621107. Dennis. 40 euro pair.
Gwen, gwenroyle@gmail.com

For Sale: HP laptop with touchscreen. UK Model: HP Envy x360 Convertible Notebook Model No: 15-ar052sa
Colour: Grey. Specs:
– AMD quad-core A12-9700P processor
– 128GB solid state drive + 1TB hard drive (i.e. 2 hard drives)
– 15.6″ full HD touchscreen
– Bang & Olufsen sound
– Windows 10 Home 64-bit OS (to be reset)
– Inputs: 2 x USB 3.0, 1 x HDMI, 1 x card slot
The laptop is a 2016 model, in great condition, only used for 1 year, and comes in the manufacturer’s original packaging. The new price was £799 from PC World. I will accept 345 euros (or sterling equivalent), but any reasonable offer would be considered as the laptop is surplus to requirements (I now have a newer model).
Please contact Alan on 660 236 639 or email: alanreaderspain @ yahoo.co.uk (no spaces) – near Alcaucin.

For Sale, 3 items:
-Hamogany Nest (sic) of three side tables €45
Mahogany and curved glass lit display cabinets. €80 for one or €150 for two.
-Mahogany trolley-shelves unit €40
Brian. Collect from Los Romanes Viñuela. brian.fearn@gmail.com or +447759921045 hablo inglés

Wanted: Looking for roof box and roof bars. Subaru forester 2003. My name is Vincent. If you have a big roof box ( Min 350 l. ) you want to sell, please contact me. And if you have roof bars for a Subaru Forester 2003, I am interested too. It is going to help us when we go camping. Please contact me: +34 611406924 or easyaxarquia@gmail.com.

Wanted: Kennel. Pocapecunia, the charity shop in the Calle Bellavista 6 in Nerja, is looking on behalf of a customer for a kennel for rather big dog, about 100 x 64 cms. (39,5″ x 25″). Open Mon- Sat. 10am-1.30pm. Nicole, neppobrouwers @ yahoo.ca


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